Download
welcome to world geography n.
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Welcome to WORLD GEOGRAPHY! PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Welcome to WORLD GEOGRAPHY!

Welcome to WORLD GEOGRAPHY!

160 Views Download Presentation
Download Presentation

Welcome to WORLD GEOGRAPHY!

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

  1. Welcome to WORLD GEOGRAPHY! Mrs. Polly Ferringer Objective: To familiarize families with the curriculum, policies, and procedures of sixth grade World Geography.

  2. September 11, 2014 • Learning Goals: • As a result of this lesson, I will be able to demonstrate my understanding of hemispheres and coordinates. • Learning Activities: • Learning Goals/Assignment book • Locating specific places on a world map • Battleship Game board, explain and assign • Take Note: • Team Day Friday! Wear Black and Gold! • Battleship game board, complete! (September 15) • Map Test, Friday(September 26)

  3. Concepts to Explore Geography vs. Culture A Geographer’s World Five Themes of Geography Map and Globe Skills Climate, Environment, and Resources The World’s People Western Hemisphere Continent maps Country maps

  4. Additional Units of Study Veteran’s Day Pearl Harbor Honduras/Costa Rica Economics Black History Pittsburgh Earth Week Mount Everest

  5. Current Events Junior Scholastic

  6. Graded Items Class Activities Homework Quizzes Tests Projects- In class only! 90 – 100% = A 80 – 89% = B 70 – 79% = C 60 – 69% = D 59% or below = E

  7. Notebook Organization Required to keep materials organized Social Studies – a folder or a section Required to correct mistakes on assignments

  8. Absence Procedures Upon return pick up missed work from assigned location Make-up = number of days absent See me at anytime for assistance

  9. Team Homework Policy First semester Completed on-time = full credit Turned in 1 day late = ½ credit No credit will be given beyond 1 day late Second semester All work must be turned in on assigned due date to receive credit. NOTE: Assignment Notebook is most accurate Students given several days notice of quizzes and tests Very rarely will you see homework in Social Studies- Materials needed

  10. On Line Text • www.my.hrw.com • All should have logged on • Online textbook • Lesson presentations • Review • Graphic Organizers • * World Geography and English Textbooks* • (Same Log In) • Username: na# Password: #

  11. Thank you for attending! Contact Information Mrs. Ferringer Email: pferringer@northallegheny.org Website: www.northallegheny.org Carson Middle School: 412.369.5520

  12. Thanks for attending!